What do we really mean when we talk about restructuring? I think its time we get into the details. My article in the guardian today. https://guardian.ng/business-services/restructuring-the-new-silver-bullet/
My article in the guardian today asks two important questions. First, have we outgrown some of the casual and informal institutional arrangements that worked for us when we were much smaller? Second, were the “good old days” really that good? Or were they just good for a few people. The article is in the guardian… Continue reading On chimpanzees and the good old days
I came across this story in the press yesterday, “Nigeria to supply Walmart with $6 billion worth of cashew nuts”. Of course I was a little bit shocked so I did some small research and here is what I found. In 2016 the worlds largest processed cashew nuts exporter, Vietnam, exported somewhere around $2.7bn worth… Continue reading Nigeria cashew nuts exports: the typo edition.
My column in the guardian today asks questions about what continues to be a worrying trend: the underhand financing of the federal government by the central bank. My concerns are driven by the chart below which shows the claims to the federal government by the CBN. Notice the spike over the last three years.… Continue reading Who will finance the budget?
In my guardian column today I talk about the statistic no one seems to want to talk about. Especially important since we seem to be putting many of our chips on the agriculture table. Link below. The unfortunate statistic on agriculture and development
The logic of trade is very simple. A brief analogy: You have only 24 hours in a day. During that day you want to do many things. You want to brush your teeth, take a bath, put on some clothes, have breakfast, transport yourself to work, do your 9-to-5 job that earns you income, have… Continue reading The logic of trade
Participating in politics can be very difficult. Most think of politics as simply voting during elections but voting is actually the end of the political process, or political cycle. Participating in politics is more than just voting. It is joining a political party, engaging in debates, attending meetings at your ward, discussing with your delegates,… Continue reading The Nawo project